Branch of service: Marines
High school: Beyer High, Class of 2003
Specialty: Infantry rifleman
Currently serving in: Fallujah, Iraq
Family: Daughter, Riley Nicole Alexander, and fiancée, Caitlyn Nari-Olsen, both of Riverbank; parents, Bonnie Bise of Modesto and Patrick Alexander of Morgantown, W.Va.
Of note: Alexander served two years with the Security Forces; he rejoined the infantry in June, and is serving with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, Golf Company. His home base is in Twentynine Palms.
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P.O. Box 5256
Modesto, CA 95352
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